The heart rate of Romano-Ward syndrome patients.

  title={The heart rate of Romano-Ward syndrome patients.},
  author={G. Michael Vincent},
  journal={American heart journal},
  volume={112 1},
The Romano-Ward prolonged QT syndrome is associated with an abnormality of ventricular recovery, rendering the patients susceptible to life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias. The pathophysiology has not been clearly defined. It has been proposed that the syndrome involves disparity of right and left cardiac sympathetic activity, with the left side dominant. This could be the result of left-sided overactivity or right underactivity. The right-sided nerves contain the chronotropic fibers, which… CONTINUE READING

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